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train meaning

EN[tɹeɪn] [tʃɹeɪn] [-eɪn]
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  • A train is a form of rail transport consisting of a series of vehicles that usually runs along a rail track to transport cargo or passengers. Motive power is provided by a separate locomotive or individual motors in self-propelled multiple units.
  • There are various types of trains that are designed for particular purposes.
  • A passenger train is one which includes passenger-carrying vehicles which can often be very long and fast. One notable and growing long-distance train category is high-speed rail.
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    Definition of train in English Dictionary

  • NounPLtrainsSUF-ain
    1. Elongated portion.
      1. Unfortunately, the leading bridesmaid stepped on the bride's train as they were walking down the aisle. ‎
      2. A party was sent to search, and there they found all the powder ready prepared, and, moreover, a man with a lantern, one Guy Fawkes, who had undertaken to be the one to set fire to the train of gunpowder, hoping to escape before the explosion.
    2. Connected sequence of people or things.
      1. Sir, I invite your Highness and your train / To my poor cell, where you shall take your rest /For this one night
      2. Our party formed a train at the funeral parlor before departing for the burial. ‎
      3. A man may be absorbed in the deepest thought, and his brow will remain smooth until he encounters some obstacle in his train of reasoning, or is interrupted by some disturbance, and then a frown passes like a shadow over his brow.
      4. The train will pull in at midday. ‎
      5. Then Swooney agreed, "Yeah, let's run a train up the fat cunt."
    3. OBS Treachery; deceit.
      1. OBS A trick or stratagem.
        1. OBS A trap for animals; a snare.
          1. OBS A lure; a decoy.
          2. VerbSGtrainsPRtrainingPT, PPtrained
            1. VI To practice an ability.
              1. She trained seven hours a day to prepare for the Olympics. ‎
            2. VT To teach and form by practice; to educate; to exercise with discipline.
              1. VI To improve one's fitness.
                1. I trained with weights all winter. ‎
              2. To proceed in sequence.
                1. VT To move (a gun) laterally so that it points in a different direction.
                  1. The assassin had trained his gun on the minister. ‎
                2. VT (horticulture) To encourage (a plant or branch) to grow in a particular direction or shape, usually by pruning and bending.
                  1. The vine had been trained over the pergola. ‎
                3. (mining) To trace (a lode or any mineral appearance) to its head.
                  1. VT (video games) To create a trainer for; to apply cheats to (a game).
                    1. OBS To draw along; to trail; to drag.
                      1. OBS To draw by persuasion, artifice, or the like; to attract by stratagem; to entice; to allure.
                      2. More Examples
                        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                          • As rumoured for some time, 18-year-old Ethan Gage was plucked up by English Championship club Reading FC Monday. Gage trained in Vancouver with the MLS club
                          • When it was finally time to board, we got on the train to find out that we’d been put in business class. This was a turn up for the book, reclining seats and room to stretch out a little.
                          • It will come as no surprise to spagoers that the majority of people trained to care for and touch clients’ bodies are women.
                        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                          • Trained to nose out anything from a hidden handgun to a cache of dynamite, the dogs are employed to check important trains like Rajdhani Express or Ashram Express when they arrive at the platform.
                          • Train services will be retimed tomorrow because of strike action.
                          • Training was done with either myosignal feedback on a computer screen, a virtual myoelectric prosthetic hand or a computer game.
                        3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                          • Using the 3D rotation task, Hotting and coworkers observed no difference in spatial reasoning between endurance and nonendurance training.
                          • Employers these days look for candidates that can hit the ground running, so that they spend less on training.
                          • The crowd closed up and I couldn't get through to the train.
                      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                        1. Nouns
                          • Countable nouns
                          • Verbs
                            • Ergative verbs
                              • Intransitive verbs
                                • Transitive verbs
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                              Grammatically, this word "train" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, an ergative verb, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
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